12-Year-Old Boy Ejected from Vehicle in Route 287 Wreck in Mahwah

A boy was airlifted to the hospital Friday afternoon after he was ejected from a vehicle on Route 287 in Mahwah.

Police responded to mile marker 66.7 shortly before 2:49 p.m. for a report of a crash with serious injuries.

Upon arrival, officers say a vehicle rear-ended another when it slowed down as a result of the increased holiday traffic.

Officials say the boy was ejected out the back window just before 3 p.m.

The crash remains under investigation.